Doug Sperry thought his Turlock High boys soccer team came out slow and flat against Golden Valley High on Tuesday night. His players agreed, as they succumbed to a game of long ball - "that's not our style," Sperry said - and allowed an early goal to the defending Central California Conference champion.
MODESTO - In coach James Peterson's mind, perhaps as well as in the minds of hundreds of spectators on the visiting side of Downey High's Hughes Stadium, the game should've ended with Sean Downs' knee softly touching the turf field.
It didn't take long for the Turlock High football players to get rid of the doubts and frustrations in their heads. They took that all out on Davis High last Friday night, when the Bulldogs controlled the nonconference game from the beginning.